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OSGi and Java EE in GlassFish  

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OSGi defines a module system and service platform for the Java language. GlassFish is the Java EE 6 Reference Implementation and uses an OSGi kernel to create a light-weight and modular Application Server. There is a lot of activity in the Enterprise Expert Group of OSGi about use of OSGi in enterprise Java environment. GlassFish is a container for standard Java EE applications and also supports what is called a "hybrid application". A hybrid application is a Java EE application as well as an OSGi bundle. It allows application components such as Servlets, EJBs to take full advantage of: * Features such as modularity/dependency management, service dynamism, etc. provided by OSGi service platform. * Services such as transaction management, security, persistence, etc. offered by the Java EE platform. This presentation will provide: * A short introduction to OSGi * Explain how OSGi is used in GlassFish to provide a modular and light-weight App server * Different ways to manage the OSGi runtime in GlassFish * Change the default Felix runtime in GlassFish to Equinox or Knopflerfish * Create a simple OSGi application using CLI and IDEs and deploy in GlassFish * Create several OSGi + Java EE hybrid application and show/discuss the benefits of such an application

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Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

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